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Articles by our former TRG fellows Dr Arun Kumar and Dr Vidya Subramanian published

The ‘Untouchable School’: American Missionaries, Hindu Social Reformers and the Educational Dreams of Labouring Dalits in Colonial North India by Arun Kumar published…

Call for Applications

Global history – challenges and opportunities A winter school on global history for PhD and early career scholars in Germany and India New Delhi, 17-21 February 2020 Organised jointly by the Heidelberg Centre of Transcultural Studies, the India Branch Office of the Max Weber Stiftung and the German Historical Institute London Convenors: Debarati Bagchi, Felix Brahm, Pablo Holwitt, Monica Juneja and Indra Sengupta We invite applications from PhD and early career scholars (no more than 2 years post-PhD) from history and related disciplines at … Continue reading “Call for Applications”

Working Paper Series

Just published

Third Working Paper under the series Education and the Urban in India

Gaetano Cozzi Prize for studies on the history of games 2018 call for submissions

Message from Gherardo Ortalli, Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, for the third call for paper of the Gaetano Cozzi Price for early career researchers. Winners receive not only some money but also the possibility to be published in the very beautiful and well edited review « Ludica ». Want to participate? The deadline is  31st December 2018 and the regulations are to be found below: « As part of its long-standing support for research into games, festive events, sports and leisure activities in general up to the outbreak …

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CFPs and What Else?

Some might have noticed that the research group isn’t organizing many conferences at the moment – it’s because we’re all busy writing our thesises, books, articles, etc… But luckily the medieval gaming universe isn’t boring like us – there are many exciting CFP and new publications’ opportunities happening, so please have a look if anything’s up your alley: La Poésie en temps de guerre : représentations du conflit et construction de l’identité à la fin du Moyen Âge, organized by Daisy Delogu (University of …

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Arbeiten, beten, feiern – Der May der Confraternitas Saint-Anne de Notre-Dame de Paris

Von Sophie Matulla und Charlotte Feidicker Während eines Praktikums (Wissenschaft/Mittelalter) am Deutschen Historischen Institut Paris im Zeitraum vom 01.05.-30.06.2018 haben sich Sophie Matulla (Universität Hamburg) und Charlotte Feidicker (Universität Münster) unter der Antleitung von Dr. Vanina Kopp mit Quellen der Bruderschaft St. Anne von Notre-Dame in Paris (1449-1712) beschäftigt. Der hier veröffentliche Beitrag ist aus der Quellenarbeit heraus entstanden. „Item, la coustume est que le jour St-Marc, apres disner, de despendre le May qui est devant Nostre-Dame et le rependre dedans la chappelle. Et …

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C’est la rentrée 2018

Alors que nous revenons toutes et tous lentement vers nos projets après la pause bénéfique de l’été, je me permets de relancer ce carnet pour une nouvelle année universitaire. Dans les semaines à venir, chères lectrices et chers lecteurs, vous allez avoir le plaisir de découvrir un long article sur les fêtes et jeux des confréries parisiennes, un article pour lequel les sources ont été analysés par deux ex stagiaires ici au sein de l’IHA (non, je n’en profite certainement pas pour vous encourager …

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Conference Series: In Global Transit

Against the background of the continuing debate on global migration and its consequences, the German Historical Institutes in Washington, D.C. and London, in cooperation with the newly established Branch Offices in Berkeley (GHI West), New Delhi (India Branch Office) and Peking (China Branch Office), have developed a series of conferences on historical flight and migration research. This way, the Max Weber Foundation aims to contribute to the analysis of these socially relevant and currently much discussed topics. The great potential provided by the new … Continue reading “Conference Series: In Global Transit”

Summer Readings

With the conference season finally coming to an end, academics or other researchers might want to reflect and think back on past events. I want to draw your attention to two opportunities for summer readings with reports on past events accessible online: – the reports on sessions of the International Medieval Congress 2018 in Leeds are online. Some are even written by your humble scribe of these few lines, so some do even concern medieval games and competitions. Don’t forget to check them out! …

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IMC Leeds 2018

It’s that time of the year when many medievalists gather in the English city of Leeds to proceed to the annual International Medieval Conference, taking place from July 2nd to July 5th 2018. This year’s celebrating the 25th return of the conference with the thematic strand « Memory ». Out of 1903 (!!!) proposed sessions, this post will shed some light on the sessions dealing with medieval games and play. But, before going through the program, please allow me to advertise the initivite run by our …

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Out now: Educative Games and Ludic Knowledge II

We are delighted to announce the publication of the second volume of the proceedings of the 2015 conference « Jeux éducatifs et savoirs ludiques dans l’occident médiéval », edited by Francesca Aceto and Vanina Kopp! Just as the first one, the review Ludica. Annali di storia e civiltà del gioco did an amazing job in creating a beautiful object, and our contributors gave all their best for making their articles an interesting read! Here ‘s the summary of volume II, in Ludica 23 (2017): Jeux éducatifs …

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Call for Junior and Senior Fellowships

ICAS:MP advertises multiple Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships for the academic year July 2020-June 2021 Closing date: 30.6.2019 The M.S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple fellowships for the academic year July 2020-June 2021. ICAS:MP is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and has its main location in New Delhi, … Continue reading “Call for Junior and Senior Fellowships”